Man oh man if it were only that easy to jump in and make that kind of money - and be able to sustain it. I say that certifications such as CISSP, ITIL, or PMP are worth absolutely nothing unless you make it so. What you earn is up to you - your qualities and the value you bring to the table - not just a simple certification.
Here are some pieces I've written about what it takes to meet and exceed these certification "value" levels. It's easier than you think.
If you're just getting started down this path or you want to learn more about getting ahead in IT and information security in 2010, then use the discount code 'CertWorth' for 50 percent off the following Security On Wheels audio programs through the end of February:
- Certifications, Degrees, or Experience - What's Best for Your Security Career? (MP3 format - run time: 24:35)
- Getting Started in Security (MP3 format - run time: 49:57)